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Solaris 10 11/06 OS Features Security Enhancements and More
Logical Domains Fault Management
The latest version of the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) is Solaris 10 11/06. It includes new security features such as Solaris Trusted Extensions and Secure By Default Networking. Virtualization improvements include Logical Domains and enhanced Solaris Containers.
Sun Completes Tape Out of "Rock" SPARC Processor
Expanding CMT to the High End
Sun successfully completed the tapeout (initial design completion for first fabrication) of its new "Rock" processor. It will allow Sun to expand into the high end uses of CMT.
New Support Programs for Solaris 10 OS, Migration Assistance and More
More x86 Platform Support: Over 700 x64/x86-based Systems
New support plans, Solaris Support Subscriptions, for the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) have been introduced. Sun is also offering new migration support programs and a new reseller program.
Datacenter Deployments of Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 Servers Save on Cooling, Increase Application Performance
Customer Testimonials
Three recent customer deployments of Sun Fire T2000 and T1000 servers provide testaments of the servers' features. Vonage, PlanetOut and Concentric.com have all replaced old servers with the new Sun Fire servers and report performance benefits.
Join the Live Expert Exchange Chat on Wednesday January 24, 2007
"The New Solaris 10 OS: Built to Grow for Web 2.0"
As the Internet economy builds momentum, the OS has suddenly become more relevant than ever before. Now, find out how the new Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) will help you meet the challenges and opportunities of Web 2.0 in this Web event on Wednesday January 27, 2007.
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Top Ten Articles for last Issue
Volume 106 Issues 3 and 4; Volume 107 Issues 1 and 2

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with a list of the most popular articles for the last 4 issues. The top 10 articles for last week, Vol 107 Issue 2, were

  • New Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Solution: Solaris Cluster [17485]
  • Less Expensive Alternative to SSH [17491]
  • Sun Java CAPS Noted By Forrester Report [17495]
  • Sun Ultra 25, Sun Ultra 40 Workstations Offered at Discount [17489]
  • New Sun Blade X8420 Server Module Features 4-socket Dual-core 2.8GHz Processors [17486]
  • Sun Fire V100/V120 to Sun Fire V210/V240 Upgrade Program [17490]
  • Ask the Experts: The Open-Source Java Project [17483]
  • Security is About More than Products: The Systemic Approach [17478]
  • Sun Develops Insurance Industry IT Solutions [17467]
  • Groovy 1.0 Download Available [17476]
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    New Plug-In and Third-Party Support for NetBeans 5.5 IDE
    Ricoh Contributed Code to NetBeans Mobility Pack for CDC
    New third-party support and contributions have been made to the NetBeans 5.5 IDE, including the NetBeans Mobility Pack for CDC 5.5 with code contributions from Ricoh Corporation. There is also a new plug-in for NetBeans 5.5 IDE from Intland Software that facilitates collaboration between remote teams.
    Project Phobos Web Application Framework
    Scripting Tool Enables Access to Java EE Stack
    In her Sun Developer article "New Technologies for Ajax and Web Application Development: Project Phobos," Jennifer Ball explains the attractive advantages of using the Project Phobos lightweight web application framework. Chiefly, they are that a developer can take advantage of everything a scripting language offers while still leveraging the power of the Java technology platform.
    EOL of Forte Developer 6 Update 2 Product
    Replaced by Sun Studio 11 Software

    Sun will end the Forte Developer 6 update 2 product and support for it. There will be no more versions of the Forte Developer tool suite. The replacement product is the Sun Studio 11.

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